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The Perfect Flower Bed Edge

When installing/maintaining a beautiful landscape, spending the time to create a distinct flower bed border will make all the difference in the world. Defined edges allow your landscape to show the contrast between a lush green lawn and a well-manicured bed of flowers, soil, and mulch. Also, edging will help defend against unwanted blades of grass pushing their way into your garden.

Plan & Install

There are many ways to go about landscape edging, which can make the process a creative one. Below we have listed out some of the more common practices used.

  • Pavers - Want to be sure no grass makes its way into your garden? Using pavers can establish a strong border that will not be penetrated by the neighboring grass.

  • Metal/Plastic Edging - Create a physical division between your lawn and garden bed.

  • Stone - Raised stone borders are ideal for slopes because it creates a flat area for your flowerbed.

  • Trench Edging - Once the edge has been cut, backfill the garden bed with mulch. As the mulch reaches the grass line, slope the mulch downward to create a trench.

While trench edging and metal/plastics will be your most affordable options, when installed correctly, they can still be used throughout luxury landscapes without lacking quality. If you are looking to add a bang to your landscape, consider using raised stone edges or bricks and pavers.

Hire a Landscape Professional

For years Cut-N-Edge Lawn & Landscape has been providing luxury landscaping for homeowners and businesses in Rockwall, Texas. If you want to take your landscape to the next level, give our team a call today!

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